4 minutes read March 13, 2015 #WhiteHistoryMonth: When the NYPD beat up Miles Davis Miles Davis spent March and April of 1959 recording the astounding Kind of Blue. A few months later he was left with blood streaming from his head after being attacked….. Read More 3 minutes read February 10, 2015 Yes, we have some #AdviceForYoungJournalists It’s been a glorious week for journalism, hasn’t it? Those fearless warriors for truth and justice, standing up for the weak, giving voice to the voiceless. I think we can all….. Read More 4 minutes read December 22, 2014 Africa is a Country digest: Blogging gold of 2014 Over the years we’ve developed a somewhat undeserved reputation as purveyors of angry hatchet-jobs. We do our share of take-downs, but most of our content isn’t really like that, even….. Read More 19 minutes read December 19, 2014 Africa is a Country recommends: Books of 2014 Christmas is coming, and like the German Bundesliga we’re going to be taking a wee break on AIAC, returning in the early days of 2015. Everyone has their own ways of getting….. Read More 4 minutes read December 8, 2014 Tony Blair Saves The Children of Africa Interventionists across the political class in Europe and North America have comprehensively militarized the humanitarian enterprise in recent years. So there was much more dismay than surprise when Save the….. Read More 1 minute read November 3, 2014 WOW! Watch this little girl name the presidents of 30 countries Some people think that Africa is a country. Some people, such as the New York Times editors, think that Ivory Coast is two countries (see below). Many people struggle to….. Read More 4 minutes read October 15, 2014 The great Thomas Sankara was murdered on this day 27 years ago It is the 27th anniversary of the death of Thomas Sankara, and once again we mark the passing of one of the great leaders of the Twentieth Century. Sankara was a Marxist….. Read More ← Older posts Newer posts → ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.